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The Reference Collection is housed in the Florence Helzel Collection Study, and includes standard reference works, catalogs raisonné, monographs, and other materia
Amulet for the protection of pregnant women and newborn children [Kochi, Kerala, India, 18th century)
Amulet for the protection of pregnant women and newborn children
Collected in India (before 1976)
Two illustrated Judeo-Persian manuscripts depicting biblical scenes.
85.46.1 and 85.46.2
Gift of Chimon Mayeri and Family
Painted manuscript of the Book of Esther, rolled for use on the holiday of Purim.
The Global Jewish Diaspora library holdings of The Magnes were created through collecting campaigns in India, North Africa and Central Europe, as well as through donations by Bay Area col
The music holdings of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life is one of the most important repositories of Jewish musical memory in the Western United States.
The Western Jewish Americana library holdings of The Magnes constitute the world’s largest collection of reference and research tools about the Jewish experience in the American West.